Ali Al Hashimi Managing Partner

Ali Al Hashimi


  • BA, Dubai Police College (UAE), 1996
  • LLM, Banking & Finance Law, Boston University (USA), 2005


  • Arabic
  • English


  • Member of the DFSA’s Financial Markets Tribunal
  • Member of the DIFCA Legislation Committee (LegCo)
  • Former member of the DIFC and Court Users Committees
  • Member of the ICC Court of International Arbitration, Paris.


The Regional Managing Partner of Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel. Has over 23 years of experience of civil and commercial dispute resolution in the UAE. Ali has a deep understanding of the financial markets and sectors in the Gulf region and how the interplay of global financial markets can affect business transactions in the UAE. His extensive experience includes advising local, regional, and international clients on a range of banking, Islamic finance, securities, construction, real estate and corporate matters. Ali is licensed to appear before all Courts of the UAE, including the Federal Supreme Court and the DIFC Courts and possesses a superior knowledge of the civil, shari’a and common law systems.

Professional memberships, publications and speaking engagements

Ali is regularly invited to speak as an expert at conferences and a contributor to panel discussions. He has published a number of articles and provides legal commentary and opinions in newspapers and magazines. A member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s (IPBA) and of the International Bar Association (IBA)

Contact Details

ali.alhashimi@globaladvocates.net +971 4 327 7772